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NPE Renews Exclusive Platinum Partnership with the FBA

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 10, 2022) –The Fitness Business Association (FBA) today announced NPE has agreed to renew their positioning with the association and at SUCCEED! as an exclusive platinum partner focused on coaching fitness professionals, studios and gyms to grow six and seven figure fitness businesses.

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Gymcatch Newest Sponsor to Join the FBA

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 1, 2022) – Continuing a hot start in 2022, the Fitness Business Association (FBA) today announced Gymcatch as its latest sponsor to the association.

Gymcatch is a booking and client management platform that provides a powerful feature set at unbeatable value through its easy-to-use apps for fitpros and their clients on web, iOS and Android.

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Sports & Fitness Insurance Renews as Platinum Sponsor with the FBA

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, February 16, 2022) – The Fitness Business Association (FBA) is excited today to announce that Sports & Fitness Insurance (SFIC) has renewed their platinum sponsorship to continue to be the exclusive insurance provider for the FBA and SUCCEED! audiences. The partnership will further strengthen the ability for all fitness businesses and fitpros to gain access to the best insurance coverage for the fitness industry.

“Our relationship with SFIC dates back nearly a decade,” said Josh Leve FBA founder & CEO. “SFIC was there, in the room with a select number of organizations, that helped breathe life into what the industry now knows as the FBA.

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Studio Grow Joins the FBA as Bronze Sponsor

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, February 15, 2022) – The Fitness Business Association (FBA) today announced that Studio Grow has joined its sponsorship ranks as a Bronze sponsor. Leveraging their keen insight in the studio space, Studio Grow is the perfect partner for the FBA as they themselves have started studios, bought studios, managed studios and sold studios.

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Trainerize, SportsArt, ISSA all Renew and Upgrade FBA Sponsorship for 2022

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, February 15, 2022) – The Fitness Business Association (FBA) today announced that three major sponsors are all renewing and upgrading their current level of sponsorship. Leading the first wave of companies finding unique exposure and lead generation opportunities through FBA & SUCCEED!

 

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Business Finance Depot Joins the FBA, Becomes Copper Sponsor

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, February 3, 2022) – The Fitness Business Association (FBA) today announced that the Business Finance Depot has joined its sponsorship ranks as a copper sponsor. Filling a major need for all fitness businesses within the FBA, Business Finance Depot has developed a unique financing process to serve a growing number of businesses of all types. 

“We knew within the FBA that we wanted a strong, trusted partner when it came to the financing side of the business of business,” says Josh Leve, FBA founder & CEO.

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Fitness Business Association Announces Wix Fit as Latest Sponsor

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, February 1, 2022) – The Fitness Business Association (FBA) today announced that Wix (Nasdaq: WIX), a leading global SaaS platform to create, manage and grow an online presence, has joined its sponsorship ranks. Focusing primarily on Wix Fit, the FBA audience will get a first-hand opportunity to use the platform’s vast capabilities.

Designed to offer everything fitness professionals need to succeed in keeping up with a changing industry, Wix Fit enables them to offer services online, amplify their brand, run all operations, and generate more revenue— all from a single platform.

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Publications

Brand New Reports Coming Soon!!!

2019 Fitness Studio Operating & Financial Benchmarking Report 

The 2019 report is our most ambitious yet, including a financial breakdown of studios by region, studio type, and size to get the most accurate data possible.

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2019 Fitness Studio Trend Report  

To ensure a variety of feedback, AFS canvassed its Advisory Council, vendor partners, and leading studio and gym operators to reveal their top trends for 2019!

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2018 Fitness Studio Operating & Financial Benchmarking Report 

From coast to coast, the 2018 report canvassed the US to get the most accurate data possible. The 2018 report shows the studio market continues to thrive and become increasingly revenue efficient.

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2018 Fitness Studio Trend Report 

To ensure a variety of perspectives AFS canvassed it’s Advisory Council, Vendor Partners, and leading studio operators on trends they see growing or continuing in 2018. 

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2017 Fitness Studio Operating & Financial Benchmarking Report 

The 2017 Report has expanded the reach of respondents to mirror the expansion of AFS and the studio business. A full 30% of respondents to this year’s survey are from non-U.S. locations.

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Marketing Best Practices Research Report 

We surveyed hundreds of studio owners across the country, identified the successful strategies, and provide them to you in this first-ever research report! 

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